Re: Nelson/Barbour Family in Mississippi and Tennessee
Thanks for your comments. I'd thought once about this possibility,
but didn't really pursue it. I did find a cemetery listing for a
daughter of John Louis Barbour and MARY Barbour in Holmes Co, Miss!
I'll have to look into it more. Thanks so much for putting the clues
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> > Hi,
> > I need some suggestions. I'm trying to find the parents of my
> > great-grandmother Margaret Helen Barbour. Here's what I know
> > (all of this was given to me by my grandma): she was born Feb.
> > 1837 in Durant, Holmes Co., Mississippi; she was married toThomas
> > Pleasant Nelson in Davidson Co, Tennessee on Aug. 18, 1852. Idid
> > her in the 1850 Census...at this point she is 13 years old living
> > another family by the name of Sample. I don't know where her
> > are at this point, but I do know that when Margaret and her
> > moved to California the Sample family moved with them. I've alsoher
> > a listing of the marriage in Davidson Co., Tenn between Thos. P.
> > and Margaret H. Barbour.
> > Does anyone have any suggestions for how I might find out who
> > parents are??? Thanks in advance.is
> > ~Betty Foster~
> > ~Beaumont, TX~
> Hi Betty!
> I suspect that Mary H Sample may have been Margaret's mother. She
> listed with the children on the 1850 census. Usually non directparents
> family members were listed at the end of the household. Mary is
> listed as being born in NC. The 1880 census lists Margaret's
> as both being born in NC. I found a land patent record for a John L
> Barbour in Holmes county dated 1835. Perhaps these could be some